A Chinese Export silver seven-piece tea and coffee service
undersides of teapot, coffee pot, tea caddy and burner with character marks and marked for Woshing, Shanghai, fourth quarter 19th century
All decorated with Taoist dragons amidst clouds, with dragon-form handles, comprising: a kettle-on-stand; a teapot; a coffee pot; a cream jug; a two-handled covered sugar bowl; a waste bowl; and a tea caddy, with cypher monogram: LES, total weight approximately 117oz troy
the kettle-on-stand height 14 1/4in (36cm); width 11 3/4in (30cm); depth 8in (20.25cm).
- Please note that this item has ivory insulator caps to handles of the teapot and the coffee pot and will require a CITES permit for export.